In recent years, healthcare expenditure continues to rise worldwide. Healthcare supply chain account for a big portion in the expenditure represents an opportunity to reduce the cost and improve patient care efficiency. The healthcare supply chain is a vast process and disintegrated network of products and players. Managing the flow of information, supplies, equipment, and delivering services from manufacturers to patients is complex in healthcare supply chains. The alignment of the supply chain to the care delivery model and the highly-regulated nature of healthcare is creating unique challenges.
Technology plays a key role to provide advanced planning, synchronization, and collaboration. Creating an advanced technology in healthcare supply chain have been driving efficiency and help contain costs while improving quality and care.